‘Omikron could lead to a completely new pandemic’ – Wel.nl

The omikron variant worries many scientists, although more research is needed to show how dangerous the new version of the virus really is. But in the Flemish newspaper HLN, biostatistician Tom Wenseleers (KU Leuven) already fears the worst. “The first findings suggest that omikron has a strong advantage over delta.” Wenseleers continues: “And that does […]

Freek responds extensively to the break with Katja

Freek van Noortwijk is also making himself heard now that his marriage to Katja Schuurman has come to an end. The chef thanks his ex for “all the fantastic experiences and adventures” they had together. Freek also writes that it hurts him that he and Katja could no longer bring out each other’s good qualities […]

“We owe the entire situation to the unvaccinated” – Wel.nl

PVV MP Fleur Agema started to tell Op1 again that there are also a lot of vaccinated people in intensive care and that you cannot blame the unvaccinated for the crisis in care. That this is not correct is a calculation that has been explained to anti-vaxxers many times, but apparently it remains difficult. Maarten […]

Baudet it’s about the money – Wel.nl

For Thierry Baudet, Forum is a livelihood, writes Sander Schimmelpenninck in his Volkskrant column. “Baudet has never made a secret of the fact that he entered politics because he was in need of money. As a conspiracy entrepreneur, things are going well.” He made a bestseller of a book of his own via Forum and […]

Caroline to 8 seats – Wel.nl

The VVD is clearly falling in the polls. Shortly after the elections, Rutte’s party was on (significant) gains, but in today’s De Hond poll, the VVD loses compared to March 17. D66 and CDA also continue to lose. The CDA is stable at 5 seats, a loss of 15 seats, D66 drops from 24 to […]

Why many corona patients lose their sense of smell

A considerable number of corona patients partially and usually temporarily lose their sense of smell. Scientists have now unraveled how this is possible. The good news is that the coronavirus does not affect the nerve cells of the olfactory organ. That makes it unlikely that brain tissue will be damaged by the virus or that […]

36 extra side effects discovered from vaccines, but that’s it – Wel.nl

The corona vaccines are not without side effects. Fortunately, they are very rarely serious. When it was issued, there were 31 side effects on the package leaflet. 36 more were added in one year. This will probably remain the case, says the Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB), which at the request of RTL Nieuws provides an […]

‘Joe Biden let a strong wind’ – Wel.nl

According to English media, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, wife of Prince Charles, is still talking about it. When she was talking to US President Joe Biden (78), he let out a strong, long wind. “It was a long wind, long and loud, and impossible to ignore,” someone close to Camilla told the Daily Mail. […]

Finally explanation for mysterious radio signal from space – Wel.nl

Would it then? Scientists thought, or hoped, that the Australian radio telescope had picked up an alien radio signal in 2019, but it turned out to be just human work. It was promising, the radio signal that seemed to come from Proxima Centauri, the star closest to our solar system. But it was not aliens […]